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René Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt (1773–1844)

Pixérécourt, René Charles Guilbert de (pēx-ā-rā-kör’). A French dramatist; born at Nancy, Jan. 22, 1773; died on July 27, 1844. He wrote dramas, among them ‘Seligo; or, The Generous Negro’ (1793); ‘The Castle in the Apennines; or, The Mysteries of Udolfo’ (1798); several very successful comedies as ‘The Doctor in Love,’ ‘The Living Manikin; or, The Wooden Husband,’ ‘Marcellus; or, The Supposititious Heir’ (1801); and many melodramas, comic operas, etc.